Jesus and Santa

Holy jingle bells it’s Jesus’ birthday again and Santa has come bearing gifts. What do you get the Son of a God who has everything? Heck, he’s already had Frankincense, myrrh, and a drum solo. WRITTEN BY Jennifer MacLean JESUS Michael Dean Dargie SANTA Jennifer MacLean Cinematography by Colleen MacLean Edited By Michael Dean [...]

The Halloween Classic

Aah, the Halloween Classics. Grainy discoloured film, lakeside camps, nighttime terror. The perfect, time-honoured tradi... wait. Do the villains plan this out on purpose? Do they use a shopping list? WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY Jennifer MacLean KILLER 1 Michael Dean Dargie KILLER 2 Jennifer MacLean CAMP COUNSELLOR 1 Zachary Friesen CAMP COUNSELLOR 2 Nolan [...]

Alas Poor Yorrick

Auditions are generally stressful at the best of times, but what if auditions are... not... quite what you'd expect... for anyone?!? Please enjoy Act 1, 2 and 3 of Dropbear & Panda's "Audition Hell: Hamlet Edition"; filmed for and screened at the 2022 CAT Awards (Calgary's Community Theatre Awards.) Thank you to all involved, [...]

Victoria’s Day

Historical Accuracy Is Our Thing It's Queen Victoria's birthday and many of her friends from across the land have brought her gifts to show their admiration. Will she be amused? It's a history lesson the only way Dropbear & Panda can tell it... historically (in)accurate! "Dropbear and Panda have done it [...]

A Dropbear and Panda Easter

Happy Easter 2021 Somewhere in Jerusalem, in a cave near Golgotha, about 1,986 years ago, Jack and Jill of Arimathea are talking about some new guy who got locked in the cave with them. Is he royalty? Will his dad save him? What will become of Jack and Jill and how will they survive [...]

Making Your Stuff Perfectly Commercial

Talnea Machining & Manufacturing Inc. is a close-tolerance custom precision machine shop specializing in small- to medium-sized machined components for manufacturing companies around the world. For small components produced on state-of-the-art Swiss-style screw machines, to larger components produced in our multi-spindle, multi-axis machines, including standard turning and milling centres all operated by our team [...]

POD E0076: The Panda Proclamation Episode

Boobies, Assassins, X-Wings, and Helping the Homeless Will Dropbear ever get over the fact that Panda is right? Because she’s right, you know. He was wrong, and she was right. Find out in this exciting episode. Tim Hortons and Burger King are going to try out a new take-out system; the Tesla Roadster passed [...]

Discover Calgary Commercial

Discover Calgary From Above, Below, and Within is a commercial we were hired to produce for Rocky Mountain Sidecar Adventures and The Calgary Tower in cooperation with Tourism Calgary and Travel Alberta. The concept is simple enough -- see Calgary from a whole new point of view. Take a trip in a motorcycle sidecar [...]

Living a Creative Life

Dropbear (Michael Dargie) was recently interviewed by Calgary Arts Development in their ongoing series about 'Living a Creative Life'. He talks about moving the studio to cSPACE King Edward—a creative hub in Calgary's SouthWest—the variety of film and creative projects he and Panda are working on, and life in general as a creative person [...]

Travel this Canada Day

Re-Discover the extraordinary beauty that is Canada this Canada Day. Immerse yourself in lush greenery, blue skies, gentle rolling hills, wondrous wildlife, and stunning colours in just 43.66 square metres–new kind of Travel Canada Commercial for 2020. Canada: Keep Exploring - your own backyard - and visit the relatives via Facetime on the back [...]

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